Words: Steve Brown
The release date of the movie adaptation of the hit West End show Everybody’s Talking About Jamie has been released.
Based on the true story of Jamie Campbell, the story follows the titular character from Sheffield who overcomes prejudice and becomes a drag queen.
Newcomer Max Harwood is set to play the titular character alongside Catastrophe star Sharon Horgan as Miss Hedge and Sarah Lancashire will play Jamie’s mother, Margaret.
Oscar-nominated actor, Richard E Grant, has also been cast to play the part of the former drag queen Hugo in the movie adaptation of the hit stage musical.
Director Jonathan Butterell will helm the film which features music by Dan Gillespie Sells and Tom MacRae.
Now, it has been announced that the new movie will be released on October 23, 2020.
Just Announced: "Everybody's Talking About Jamie," an all-new film based on the hit stage production, is coming to theatres October 23, 2020! The film stars @MaxHarwood (Jamie) and Academy Award nominee @RichardEGrant (Hugo). #JamieMovie pic.twitter.com/fZN5DzNaay— 20th Century Fox (@20thcenturyfox) August 20, 2019